Ingredients

  • 1 pound dried split peas
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans low-fat, low sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Rinse and pick through peas. Place them in a large pot with the celery, carrots, broth and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until peas have fallen apart, 1 to 2 hours. Season with salt and pepper before serving.